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Associate Professor, La Trobe University

Dr David Tacey has written extensively on religion, health and society. His most recent book in this field is Gods and Diseases: Making Sense of Our Physical and Mental Wellbeing (Sydney: Harper Collins, 2011).

David is Reader and Associate Professor at La Trobe University, Melbourne, where he teaches courses on the crisis of meaning in Western culture, Jung's cultural psychology, literature and postmodern theory. He is the author of twelve books, including Edge of the Sacred (Daimon, 2009), ReEnchantment: the new Australian Spirituality (Harper Collins, 2000), and The Spirituality Revolution (Harper Collins, 2003).


  • 1985–present
    Reader and Associate Professor, La Trobe University


  • 1982 
    Harkness Foundation, New York, Post-doctoral Fellowship
  • 1981 
    The University of Adelaide, PhD